Astara B2B Thursdays

Astara Training will be hosting a series of weekly Thursday B2B events consisting of networking breakfasts and workshops aimed at enhancing skills for small businesses. There will be a weekly networking breakfast every Thursday from 7.45am to 9.00am at The Royal Chase Hotel in Shaftesbury.  There is no commitment – just come when you […]

February Sponsor – Battens Solicitors

Thanks to Battens Solicitors for sponsoring our February breakfast – “Love Dorchester” Battens is recognised as one of the country’s most progressive law firms providing decisive legal advice, guidance and solutions to clients nationwide who value a high standard of practical legal support. With offices in Yeovil, Sherborne, Weymouth, Dorchester […]

Chamber members invited

ROUTEpr invite Dorchester Chamber members and a guest, to join them at the launch party of the new Swanage Rep on Thursday March 30th, 7pm at the Mowlem Theatre. This is a free event for local guests and businesses to have a drink and find out more about the summer […]

Meeting the neighbours

Nearly 100 attended the breakfast organised by Dorchester Chamber for Business, Yeovil Chamber, Sherborne Chamber & Bridport Chamber at the George Albert near Evershot. President Steve Bulley was delighted with the turnout and said: “it’s wonderful to see the room filled with great conversations”. The event was the second inter-Chamber […]

An opportunity for entrepreneurial students

A trailblazing Dorchester school has become the first in west Dorset to join the new Young Chamber Programme bridging the gap between business and education. The Thomas Hardye School in Queens Avenue has signed up to the pioneering initiative being led by Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI). Winfrith-based […]

A chance to up skill

As part of a government-funded initiative, Dorset businesses are being offered an innovative online digital marketing course – for free. Those who sign up to the nationally accredited course, Digital Promotion for Business, will also receive their own tailored free smartphone app worth up to £3,000 at no charge for […]

President’s Budget response

Dorchester Chamber for Business President says the Budget delivered few surprises. “The budget delivered few surprises as expected, however the news that the growth forecast has been upgraded from 1.4% to 2% this year is welcome.” He added it was encouraging to see a shift to ease the pain of […]